Broadcaster provides live coverage to Japanese viewers with IP-based remote production
SHANGHAI, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced Tokyo-based nation-wide broadcaster TV Asahi used TVU One mobile transmitters and the TVU Remote Production System (RPS) to deliver live coverage of last month’s U.S. Open Championship to audiences in Japan. The weeklong USGA tournament marked the first time the station relied on IP-based transmission for live coverage throughout a sporting event.
All the shots of Japanese players were not available through the official host broadcaster in US, but TV Asahi delivered live coverage of their performances for audiences in Japan. Not only did the broadcaster save money by using public IP for transmission instead of satellite or dedicated
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